Cristin Young, MPH

Cristin Young portrait

Graduate Student Researcher, One Health Institute


Cristin Young received her MPH from Berkeley in 2014 in environmental health sciences, and is currently a PhD candidate in infectious disease epidemiology at UC Davis and a graduate student researcher for the EpiCenter for Disease Dynamics in the One Health Institute. Her doctoral research is on the transmission dynamics of antimicrobial resistance through a One Health lens, characterizing sharing patterns of antimicrobial resistance among humans and between human, animal, and environmental niches in Kathmandu, Nepal. The goal of this research is to elucidate transmission routes, characterize resistance reservoirs, and inform policy for promoting good stewardship and combating the spread of resistance among and between animals, humans, and the environment.

Major professor:

Christine Kreuder Johnson

OHI affiliation:

EpiCenter for Disease Dynamics

Research interest:

Infectious Disease Epidemiology